Essay Questions

What is your most memorable childhood experience?The most memorable childhood experience was when I was in a soccer little league. It was my first game ever playing, and we were tied most of the game. Then in the last ten minutes I got the ball and lobbed it from just over the half field midline and scored the game winning goal.
What immediate family member do you closely identify with and why?I identify most with my brother because we grew up together and went through a lot of similar situations. I learned from his mistakes and ultimately ended up with a much better outcome. We aren't as close anymore, but he definitely taught me a lot.
What character traits do you admire in an individual?I admire honesty, decisiveness, certainty, and positivity.
What is the funniest thing ever to happen to you?I've had a lot of equally funny experiences some of which were with friends and others with my fire house buddies. I do remember one time on a snowy day going drifting in a Suburban with a couple friends. I was the cameraman and as we were drifting a guy in the back challenged the driver to get as close as he could get to a light pole. We went headfirst into the pole the camera got knocked out of my hands.
If time and money were not an issue, where would you travel and why?I would travel to Europe to explore nature and the historical sites with the convenience being able to visit a lot of countries and enjoy the food, drinks, and parties as well.
When and if you ever have children, what would you like to pass on to them?I want to encourage self-confidence in them so that they can accomplish the goals they have in life, certainty so that nobody can easily sway them from achieving their goals, and empathy because this world can be cold sometimes and they need to be able to be that candle in a dark room. Maybe they can make a difference and help the world be a better place.